INTERVIEW

Despite setbacks, the implementation of the constitution is commendable

Nepal marks the second anniversary of the constitution promulgation on Tuesday. Despite the failure of two constitutional amendments and the dissatisfaction of Madhesi-parties,

Sep 18 2017

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'Madhesi rights movement will continue even though RJP-N has entered elections'

Conducting polls before the constitutional mandated time of January 2018 is viewed as a major step in legitimising Nepal’s new constitution. Agitating Madhes based parties too have agreed to participate in the elections, starting with Phase 3 of the local level elections in Province 2.

Sep 11 2017

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CDC was given unrealistic 21-day deadline for constituency delimitation

The five-member Constituency Delimitation Commission (CDC) belatedly came out with a report on delineating electoral constituencies for the upcoming provincial and national elections,

Sep 04 2017

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Only a meaningful partnership will yield tangible results

On Sunday, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba returned home from a state visit to India. Nepali Prime Ministers visiting India have had the challenge to be seen striking a balance between their government's ties with India and China.

Aug 28 2017

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PM Deuba will have to demonstrate independence in Nepal’s foreign policy

With China and India locked in a high-stakes border standoff over the Doklam plateau, Nepal has been caught between two powerful neighbours.

Aug 21 2017

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Lawmakers shouldn’t serve on parliamentary committees if there’s conflict of interest

Dr Govinda KC, currently on his 12th fast-unto-death, is protesting against amendments to a health reform Bill that would essentially weaken one of the main recommendations of the report published by the Mathema Committee; to ban the establishment of more medical colleges inside Kathmandu Valley.

Aug 14 2017

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Nepal’s preparedness to mitigate cloudburst effects is below average: Upadhyay

There is prediction for cloudburst in different parts of the country. TKP online talked about cloudburst phenomenon with watershed practitioner and climate change expert Madhukar Upadhya.

Post Report, Aug 12 2017

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Nepali society will rise to ensure justice

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people, campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. It has long been working in Nepal defending for human rights, rule of law and freedom of expression.

Aug 10 2017

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Politicians hand-pick bureaucrats so that they can work together for personal gain

Recently, a number of incidents have revealed the troubling levels of corruption and collusion that are currently plaguing Nepal, resulting in poor state of governance.

Aug 07 2017

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Elections should, and will, take place whether or not RJP-N is on board

More than a month and a half after he was appointed to the top executive post, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba finally expanded his Cabinet last week.

Post Report, Jul 31 2017

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It’s easy to organise protests; the harder part is getting things done

Sumana Shrestha’s work for Medication for Nepal has gained praise from the likes of Barack Obama.

Jul 24 2017

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